Standardization in the field of lithium mining, concentration, extraction, separation and conversion to useful lithium compounds/materials (including oxides, salts, metals, master alloys, lithium-ion battery materials, etc.) The work program includes terminology, technical conditions of delivery to overcome transport difficulties, unified testing and analysis methods to improve the general quality of lithium products.

Excluded: Battery Note: Battery is a component and not a material, which can be directly used in electric vehicles, digital cameras, electric motorcycles, etc

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ISO standards under development *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 333


Participating members


Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 333/CAG Chairs Advisory Group Working group

Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 333

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 333:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IEC/SC 21A Secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes IEC
IEC/TC 35 Primary cells and batteries IEC
ISO/TC 79 Light metals and their alloys ISO
ISO/TC 82 Mining ISO
ISO/TC 188 Small craft ISO


Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 333

ISO/TC 333 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IEC/TC 113 Nanotechnology for electrotechnical products and systems IEC
ISO/TC 82 Mining ISO
ISO/TC 298 Rare earth ISO


Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)

Acronym Title Category
EC - European Commission European Commission B

ISO/TC 333 - Secretariat

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